The '80s movies you're not sure people remember as fondly as you do
Last weekend at Wal-Mart (oh, sue me), I snagged one of those double-feature DVDs of St. Elmo’s Fire and About Last Night… (pictured). I got to thinking about how everyone talks about St. Elmo’s and no one — other than my sister and I — seems to speak of About Last Night. I’m not sure why: Rob Lowe and Demi Moore struggling to understand what it means to be a couple while having a lot of hot sex is a movie worth remembering, no?
So here’s what I think we should do: List the ’80s movies that you genuinely adore and believe go underappreciated in our nostalgia-driven culture. For example, you wouldn’t want to choose any title from the John Hughes oeuvre. But citing Stealing Home, starring Mark Harmon, Jodie Foster, William McNamara, and Jonathan Silverman, is acceptable. And encouraged.
addCredit(“ABOUT LAST NIGHT, Demi Moore, Rob Lowe: Everett Collection “)